Clean Water Works

Water quality affects our lives in a number of different ways. Use our interactive map below to see the impact successful cleanup efforts are having throughout the watershed, from Pennsylvania to Virginia.

Map Key:

Dollar sign icon represents areas where there have been economic benefits.Economic
Benefits

People icon represents areas where jobs have been impacted.Impact on
Jobs

Map icon for crittersImpact on
Wildlife

Water droplet icon symbolizes areas of water quality improvements.Water Quality  
Improvements

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Instructions: Can't see the whole information balloon when you click an icon? Click-and-drag the map up or down to change your view. Or view Clean Water Works! in a larger map.

Share Your Clean Water Story

What does the Bay, its rivers and streams mean to you? What impact have the Bay and its local waters had on your life? We'd like to know.

Share Your Story

Volunteer

Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.

Volunteer